Monthly Archives: March 2016

Just Say No:Tanner Delivers his Message of Hope to EBCC Students

March 25, 2016
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Just Say No:Tanner Delivers his Message of Hope to EBCC Students

By Cary Shuman Michael Tanner knows first hand how substance abuse can derail a young person’s life. The 31-year-old East Boston resident is a recovering substance user who is trying to help students make the right choices. Tanner has been delivering his inspirational message to East Boston Central Catholic (EBCC) sixth, seventh, and eighth...

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EBNHC’s Ernani DeAraujo Receives Emerging Leader Award

March 25, 2016
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EBNHC’s Ernani DeAraujo Receives Emerging Leader Award

By John Lynds East Boston Neighborhood Health Center General Counsel and Compliance Manager Ernani DeAraujo was named an Emerging Leader by the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy, which is part of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University “I’m honored to have been selected as a Geiger...

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McClellan Highway Billboard Battle Heats Up

March 25, 2016
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McClellan Highway Billboard Battle Heats Up

By John Lynds The developer of the Hilton Garden Inn on McClellan Highway, First Bristol Vice President James Karam said he could not recall agreeing to the Impact Advisory Board’s request to not place any large signage on the property. At Monday night’s Orient Heights Neighborhood Council (OHNC) meeting regarding Logan Communications proposal to...

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EBSB to Change the Concept of ‘Mobile’ Banking

March 25, 2016
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By John Lynds On a cold winter morning East Boston Savings CEO Richard Gavegnano was sitting in traffic in New York City and witnessed something amazing and had an epiphany. “There I was in New York for a meeting,” said Gavegnano. “I was stuck in traffic and I looked out the window, it had...

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After a Two Year Closure,Government Center MBTA Station Reopens

March 25, 2016
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After a Two Year Closure,Government Center MBTA Station Reopens

By John Lynds On Monday City Councilor Sal LaMattina headed over from City Hall where he could see from his office window the construction of the Government Center MBTA station progress over the past two years. “This has been hard for my constituents in East Boston,” said LaMattina. “So many people rely on the...

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5 Simple Habits to Help Our Children Thrive

March 25, 2016
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Did you know that 80% of a child’s brain development occurs during the first three years of life? That fact presents a challenge: it means we can’t wait for schools to prepare our kids to learn. But it’s also an opportunity, because much of what youngsters do need to become lifelong learners is right...

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Letter to the Editor

March 25, 2016
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Parking is not a right To the Editor, As I read last week’s East Boston Times, I saw the letter to the editor from an irate foe of  Resident Only Parking program. The program pushed by the Eagle Hill Neighborhood Association is one that I support. Parking in my neighborhood for folks without the...

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Obama in Cuba

March 25, 2016
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The decision by President Obama to open the diplomatic doors to Cuba and begin the process of bringing that nation into the modern world acknowledges something that has been a reality for decades: the Cold War is over. Yes, the dictatorial regime of the Castro brothers is antithetical to the democratic values we espouse....

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Happy Easter

March 25, 2016
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It’s hard to believe that another Easter already is upon us. Not only does Easter come early this year, but Monday’s snowstorm hardly seemed Easter-like. But regardless of what Mother Nature has in store for us, Good Friday and Easter Sunday will be here this week, and those of the Christian faith will begin...

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Obituaries 03-23-2016

March 25, 2016
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Jane Picardi Of East Boston Jane E. (Seigfried) Picardi of East Boston, formerly of Auburn, PA. died on March 19 after long illness. She was 94 years old. Jane was a proud US Army WAC during World War II. The beloved wife of the late Antonio S. Picardi with whom she shared 66 years...

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